Brendan M. Lill

Brendan M. Lill

Senior Associate, Washington, D.C.


Phone +1 202 637 5472

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupRegulatory

When a government contractor is purchased or sold, is involved in a bid protest after winning or losing a competition for future work, or is engaged in a contract dispute with a federal agency or another company, Brendan Lill is there to help.

Brendan enjoys serving as an advocate and advisor for government contractors in transactions and litigation matters. He frequently advises and performs due diligence in connection with government contractor acquisitions, litigates bid protests at the Government Accountability Office, and represents clients that are pursuing or defending a variety of contract disputes.

Before he joined Hogan Lovells, Brendan worked as a government contracts associate for a national law firm.

Education and admissions


J.D., with honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2009

B.A., magna cum laude, The George Washington University, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York


Court admissions

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Representative experience

Successfully prosecuted or defended more than 15 bid protests, including protests involving Department of Defense procurements valued over US$500m.

Led government contracts team advising Department of Defense contractor in multibillion-dollar transaction involving spin-off of government IT services business.

Won monetary judgment in contract dispute after litigating appeal through discovery and hearing before Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and defending agency motions for dismissal, summary relief, and reconsideration.

Defended contractor in Department of Justice investigation and related suspension and debarment proceedings.

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Vicarious Corporate Liability For Double Damages Under The AKA—Fifth Circuit Opens The Door To Punishing The Employer When Its Employees Self-Deal

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